Ilaria Turba

13-17 June 2022

About the workshop

During the workshop the participants will be guided to explore and strengthen the creative research leading to the production of their project, with a focus on the importance of the process as an essential part of the work itself. Participants may choose to work on ongoing projects, bringing the previously collected research material to the workshop, or start an entirely new one on the island of Santorini, with its nature and culture. During the week, individual meetings will be alternated with practical group training whose goal is to uncover different interdisciplinary creative research techniques, in order to expand intuition, imagination and find new ideas. We’ll also experiment how to showcase the creative process within a publication, an exhibition or in an installation. The workshop is open to photographers, graphic designers and artists who use photography as their research tool.

About the artist

Ilaria Turba is a visual artist working mainly on photography, video and animation to create artworks, installations, site-specific projects and community art projects. Her works are the result of a personal experience that intertwines visual experimentation with other disciplines: social sciences, performative art, oral history and very often the result of a collaboration with other artists, artisans and professionals. Ilaria Turba’s projects often include workshops and/or collective processes. Artist in residence at the ZEF scène nationale de Marseille since September 2018. Her project, called “Le désir de regarder loin” relates to the places and the people of Marseille’s northern district, was exhibited at Mucem Museum in June 2021. The project was selected for Manifesta13, the Nomadic Biennal of Contemporary Art, Les rencontres internationale de la photographie d’Arles, and wοn the Italian Council prize promoted by the Italian Ministry of Culture. Ilaria Turba has presented her projects at the following Institutions, Museums and festivals : Centre Pompidou, Paris; Mucem, Marseille; Les Rencontres internationales de la photographie d’Arles ; Castello di Rivoli, Turin (I); Brooklyn Children’s Museum, New York; Triennale Museum, Milan; MANN -Archaeological Museum Naples; Mufoco – Museum of photography of Milan; Le Cent Quatre Paris ; Festival Trajectoires, Nantes; Fotografia Europea Festival, Reggio Emilia; Festival Videoformes,Clermont-Ferrand. She collaborate with: Amnesty International, Kessels Krammer London/Amsterdam, Fondazione Giovanni Agnelli Turin, RSI swiss broadcasting network , Centre Chorégraphique National de Nantes, Fondazione Pro-helvetia CH, Micamera Milan.

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During the workshop, all necessary health security measures issued at the time were taken and participants presented the virus-free certificate.

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